Arts & Culture

Actor arrested with Jackie Chan's son released

BEIJING -- A Taiwanese actor arrested on drug charges along with the son of Hong Kong film star Jackie Chan was released Friday after two weeks in detention, amid a broad anti-drug crackdown in China's capital that has ensnared several celebrities.

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Hip-hop moves as strong force for Michael Brown

NEW YORK -- Rappers are making their voices heard in song and on the ground in Ferguson, Missouri, in the wake of Michael Brown's shooting death, channeling hip-hop's earlier roots when the genre worked as a voice for the oppressed and spoke out against injustice.

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CWU holds Human Rights Celebration

Church Women United in Garland County will hold its Human Rights Celebration at 9:30 a.m. Friday at Grand Avenue United Methodist Church, 841 Quapaw. Church Women United is a national Christian women's movement that brings together women of diverse races, cultures and traditions in a closer fellowship, worship and prayer to promote peace and justice in the world. CWU engages women representing 26 denominations and participating Christian women in the United States. Everyone is welcome to the celebration.

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In 'November Man' Pierce Brosnan gets tougher with age

On his 60th birthday in May 2013, Pierce Brosnan woke up in Belgrade, Serbia. In three days he was to start shooting a new action-thriller called "The November Man," playing a world-weary but still lethal ex-CIA agent -- the sort of role that would involve a whole lot of running, jumping, pistol-whipping and fireball-dodging.

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